After a cool and wet August, summer has reappeared in many parts of the UK with sunbathers taking advantage of the warm weather.
Twins Frankie and Lexie Grey enjoy ice cream in Hyde Park, London (Isabel Infantes/PA)
Competitors in Dragon boats race up the river Arun in Arundel, West Sussex (Andrew Matthews/PA)
A woman takes care in the sun at Hyde Park, London (Isabel Infantes/PA)
Someone takes the shade with her on a hot day in London (Isabel Infantes/PA)
Temperatures reached as high as 27C, with warm temperatures set to continue into the bank holiday weekend (Andrew Matthews/PA)
A good book in the sun - bliss after a soggy August for many people in the UK (Andrew Matthews/PA)